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Oak Hills holds Outreach Fair

Oak Hills Christian College hosted its annual Community Outreach Fair for students and local nonprofit organizations on Aug. 29. Submitted photo.

On Wednesday, Aug. 29, Oak Hills Christian College in Bemidji held its annual Community Outreach Fair for current students and local non-profit organizations.

The overarching theme of the outreach fair is designed for students to volunteer in a real life practical working experience. Local community agencies and ministries gathered with students in the Oak Hills gymnasium. After students meet with the agencies, they then commit to give at least 30 hours to the organization over the course of the semester.

The community organizations who took part were Bemidji Clothing Center Seventh Day Adventist; Bemidji Community Food Shelf; Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area; Churches United; Community Table; Evergreen Youth and Family Services; Northwoods Caregivers; Northwoods Pregnancy Care Center; Ruby's Pantry; Support Within Reach; United Way of Bemidji area and Village of Hope. Churches and ministries who took part were Blackduck Evangelical Free Church; Celebrate Recovery; Covenant Church—Bemidji; Evangelical Free Church—Bemidji; First Baptist Church—Bemidji; Heartland Christian Academy; Northern Bible Church; Timber Bay Ministries; Lighthouse Student Ministry—Laporte and Wau-Bun Chapel—Ponemah.

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